'The Office' recap: The Dwight Stuff


Next week, at the end of The Office's opening credits, what do you think new acting manager Creed Bratton will adjust on his desk before the title card appears? A tiny sack of mung beans? A doobie? A cache of stolen goods? Whatever it is, I'll be happy — choosing Creed to succeed Dwight was inspired, and that decision is bound to pay off big time in the season finale.

For the past several seasons, one of the best things about The Office has been the strategic way the show deploys Creed. He's always on screen just long enough to drop a spectacular weird bomb before retreating into the background again. This means that so far, Creed has never worn out his welcome — unlike certain other wacky supporting characters on certain other NBC sitcoms (I'm looking at you, Kenneth). Hopefully, this won't change even now that he's nominally the boss. Read More...



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